Yesterday Lunch’er Kate emailed in to let us know that Madeline, the catering company/take out place on 39th btw. 5+6th, has closed and Mars Cafe is now open in its place. She says it’s more of a generic deli now, with a self serve hot food bar, “sandwiches, salads, burgers wraps, mexican food, apparently korean food (Bibimbap, bulgogi, spicy pork bulgogi, and LA Galbi), fresh squeezed juices and smoothies, etc etc.” And the best part is… “they’re having a 50% all hot foods for the rest of the week for their grand opening.” Could be good! Early adopters, let us know how it is in the comments.
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I was planning on eating at the newly opened Lan Sheng yesterday (on 39th btw. B’way+6th), but found myself drawn instead into Madeline’s- the very good catering company/lunch spot on the same block that I wrote about last April. I won’t lie, a specials sign touting a steak sandwich probably wouldn’t have registered a reaction; but a “Korean BBQ Steak Sandwich” and I’m in. (What can I say, it’s not just Asian soups I’m addicted to. It’s Asian everything.)
I don’t know the exact history of Six-0 Catering on 39th btw. 5+6th, but it has been around for as long as I can recall. In fact, I still remember the first time I walked by the place, and was intrigued by its sign touting Mexican food- from an American looking catering place. It was a complete dump, and the day I walked in was practically empty- save for the one guy behind the counter who told me “we have no burritos today.” Since then, Six-0 has undergone a massive transformation (both physically and existentially.) Before they seemed like catering company, that happened to serve lunch food if you hit them on the right day. Now, under their new name Madeline’s, they seem like a Midtown lunch place that also happens to do catering. And I was kind of surprised at how good and cheap all the food was.